Quantity Surveyor - Aldershot

Aldershot | Other





VIVO, a 50:50 joint venture between Serco and EQUANS, has been awarded places on the Defence FM and Housing Maintenance framework contracts. 

VIVO embodies both experience and innovation. It combines Serco's comprehensive track record delivering engineering, technical and FM services to the UK MOD for over 55 years with EQUANS' market leading FM, energy, asset optimisation and regeneration capabilities. 



Location: Aldershot, Covering Nearby Sites in Hampshire and Wiltshire

Term: Full Time/Permanent

Salary: Competitive


As a key member of the VIVO Team, this role's primary purpose will be to provide commercial support and surveying services to the Billable Works team, specifically on the low value, high volume Trust with Consequences works.


This role will support the Senior Commercial Manager on the Billable works streams , ensuring that projects are evaluated, priced and delivered appropriately and in line with the contracts and customer agreements. They will compile monthly reports by projects, manage change and variaition processes, and raise recompense events and early warnings as required



Key Accountabilities:


  • Liaise as necessary with the Customer's commercial team in agreeing pricing for Billable works
  • Pro-active management of variation/change control to capture revenue.
  • Aid the quality of service by ensuring awareness of contractual responsibilities among all other colleagues (including contract deliverables, scope of services etc.).
  • Supporting the finance team in the management of cash.
  • To provide day to day commercial support to the VIVO billable works team.
  • Manage work volumes and productivity of commercial administrators with the team
  • Review works to ensure measures are robust and challenged
  • Manage subcontract payments to ensure positive cash position and contract/statutory compliance
  • Manage processing of jobs through Maximo to ensure positive cashflow
  • Support finance team to ensure Maximo/SAP process is transparent and effective



What you'll need to do the role:




  • Graduate calibre, relevant professionally qualifications or qualified by experience.
  • A degree/ diploma level in either Law, Surveying (Building/Quantity), or the Built Environment (FM, Land) or similar would be favourable.


Knowledge & Experience:

  • Suitable commercial experience within a similar industry sector.
  • Experience in housing maintenance (essential).
  • Understanding and practical application of base UK contract & commercial laws.
  • Excellent communicator.
  • The ability to analyse and interpret complex data and commercial documentation.
  • Proven experience in a commercial environment.
  • An understanding of risk analysis/management.


Please note, in order to be considered for this position, you must be able to pass BPSS security clearance. 

Location will be flexible, but there will be requirements for travel within the UK to support the teams and activities of the business.




VIVO Defence Services

The role you have applied for is with VIVO Defence Services, a joint venture between Serco and EQUANS. By applying for this role, please be aware that information contained within your CV may be shared between VIVO Defence Services, Serco and EQUANS during the recruitment process.


At VIVO, we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. Therefore, we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool.


We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working and operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly a Disability Confident Employer. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. If candidates wish to request extra time to apply then they should contact 0345 010 4000 and ask to speak to a VIVO Recruiter.


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14/10/2023 02:12:00
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